Posted on 11/14/2019 at 12:24 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A character’s name isn’t a throwaway decision, but it shouldn’t be something that stalls your writing process. Dave Chesson shares...

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Posted on 11/13/2019 at 03:37 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author and ghostwriter Joshua Lisec may have described his process for writing a compelling nonfiction book as outlining. But trust...

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Posted on 11/13/2019 at 10:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know how to use quote marks, right? Sure, but maybe not as well as you think. Editor and proofreader...

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Tagged As: Editing, Louise Harnby

Posted on 11/12/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know a strong logline when you see it — and good news, you can learn to write one for...

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Posted on 11/12/2019 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s no denying that selling books to readers is much easier once you’ve gotten them to try the first one....

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Posted on 11/11/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re often told to trust our instincts in personal decision-making. C.S. Lakin believes you authors should do the same thing...

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Posted on 11/11/2019 at 11:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter what you’re writing, it can be hard to quiet the critical voices in your head as you work....

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Posted on 11/10/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If the local media — or, heck, even the national media — is part of your marketing strategy, we have...

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Tagged As: Marketing

Posted on 11/09/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Introvert writers who are refilling their energy tanks after spending the week in the office may shudder to see another...

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Tagged As: Marketing, Podcast

Posted on 11/08/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know it’s time to revise your novel once you’ve finished the rough draft. So what are you looking for...

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